Meaning of “lacerate” - Learner’s Dictionary

lacerate

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈlæsəreɪt/ formal

to make deep cuts in someone's skin:

a lacerated arm
laceration uk us /ˌlæsərˈeɪʃən/ noun [ C ] formal

a cut

(Definition of “lacerate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)